June 6, 2024

EP. 245.5 — Fraud Fridays: Bluffing Bertha w/ Nore Davis

Happy Friday, Con-gregation! This week, we revisit our episode with comedian Nore Davis where we discuss Big Bertha, who took her scams to the stage. Stay schemin’!

 

This episode was originally released Dec. 1st, 2020.

 

Pre-Order Laci’s book “Scam Goddess: Lessons from a Life of Cons, Grifts and Schemes.” https://www.hachettebookgroup.com/titles/laci-mosley/scam-goddess/9780762484652/?lens=running-press

 

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Research by Sharilyn Vera.

 

Sources: 

https://www.sfexaminer.com/news/big-bertha-heyman-the-confidence-queen/

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/who-was-bertha-heyman-grifter

https://www.nytimes.com/1883/08/23/archives/bertha-heyman-found-guilty-the-confidence-queens-story-on-the.html

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2020/11/12/secret-sister-gift-exchange-scam-better-business-bureau-warns/6265662002/

https://literock969.com/secret-sister-gift-scam-is-back-for-the-2020-holiday-season/

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